Obituaries

Perry DiGiovanni - 56

3/3/1959 - 2/5/2016
Mokena Arrangments pending

Roxann Wabi - 51

7/28/1964 - 2/4/2016
Orland Park and Chicago Heights Roxann Wabi nee Lukas age 51. Orland Park resident formerly of Tinley Park and Chicago Heights passed away peacefully in her home on February 4th. 1982 graduate of Rich Central High School....

Mary Rose Mitchell - 91

9/19/1924 - 2/4/2016
Chicago Heights Mary Rose Mitchell nee Capriotti age 91. Lifelong Chicago Heights area resident. Wife for 66 years of the late Jerome A. “Harry” Mitchell. Mother of Sharon (Nick Jr.) DiGiovanni and Linda...

Elinor Z. Bader - 85

2/9/1930 - 2/1/2016
Glenwood Elinor Z. Bader nee Thomas age 85. Longtime Glenwood resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland-Pullman neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger High School. Wife for 59 years of the late Richard Bader....

Alice M. Busin nee Guizzo - 106

10/30/1909 - 1/30/2016
Chicago's Roseland and Historic Pullman Neighborhood Alice M. Busin nee Guizzo, age 106. Immigrated from her home town of Selva del Montello, Province of Treviso, Italy in 1949 and settled as a Longtime resident of Chicago’s Historic Pullman and...

Karen A. Nichols nee Zagorski - 64

3/9/1951 - 1/28/2016
Longtime Manteno and formerly of Matteson Karen A. Nichols nee Zagorski age 64. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday the 28th of January 2016. Graduate of Rich East High School and later received her B.A. in Business Management at...

Jose Lopez - 72

5/2/1943 - 1/22/2016
Harvey Jose A. Lopez age 72. Longtime Harvey resident, native of La Piedad, Michoacan, Mexico. Retired Furnace Operator for GKN Metals with over 20 years of service. Husband for 46 years of Celia nee...

Kolbin J.D. Chidlow Williams - 20

1/20/2016 - 1/20/2016
Steger Kolbin J.D. Chidlow Williams age 20. Longtime Steger resident, native of of Ponoka, Alberta, Canada. Beloved son of Dr. Shannon Chidlow Williams and James Williams. Loving brother of James, Gina,...

Lynnette Joy Heuser - 61

1/19/2016 - 1/19/2016
Markham Lynnette Joy Heuser nee Mowen age 61. Longtime resident of Markham formerly of Country Club Hills. Hillcrest High School graduate. Private Home Health Caregiver. Mother of Michelle Vinezeano, ,...

Jack Thomas Feminis Jr. - 57

5/12/1958 - 1/19/2016
South Chicago Heights Jack Thomas Feminis Jr. age 57. Lifelong South Chicago Heights resident. Bloom High School graduate class of 1976. Beloved son of Carmella nee DeSalvo and the late Jack T. Feminis Sr. Brother...

Mellanie Gaile Trachsel - 67

5/12/1948 - 1/19/2016
Crete Mellanie Gaile Trachsel nee Zweifel age 67. Longtime Crete resident. Retired in 2011 from Harvey School District 152 after 40 years as a teacher at Holmes Elementary. Loving wife of the late Fred...

Rena Jean Newquist - 80

3/28/1935 - 1/18/2016
South Chicago HEights Rena Jean Newquist, age 80, died at home on January 18, 2016. She peacefully slipped away while her children were laughing together while they shared stories about her—which is exactly the way...

Peter Cannella - 68

9/14/1947 - 1/15/2016
Mokena resident, formerly of Roseland Peter Cannella, age 68, passed away peacefully on Friday January 15th. Born Sept. 14, 1947 in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood, he had been a longtime Mokena resident. Retired after over 30...

Marilyn E. Clarke - 100

6/12/1915 - 1/14/2016
Hyde Park and Village Woods, Crete Marilyn E. Clarke nee Hendershott, age 100, passed away peacefully on Jan 14th. Born June 12, 1915 in Ottumwa, Iowa. A proud resident of Windmill Nursing Home in South Holland, Marilyn had been a...

Vera C. Maloni - 94

6/22/1921 - 1/14/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights Vera Maloni nee Dantico age 94. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Wife of the late John A. Maloni. Mother of Nick (Sally) Maloni, Carolyn (Stephan) O’Dell, Madeline (Vincent) Zaranti and the...

Carlo Maurizi - 91

2/11/1924 - 1/12/2016
Lifelong Chicago Heights resident Carlo Maurizi age 91. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired Mechanic for AMSCO Steel, and longtime Custodian at the Chicago Heights Park District Rec Center. U.S. Navy Veteran-USS...

Ida Arrivo - 100

11/9/1915 - 1/4/2016
Mokena Ida Arrivo nee Bosco age 100. Longtime Mokena resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Wife of the late James Arrivo. Mother of Lorraine (Tom) Breen, James (Lori) Arrivo, Sandra...

Mary Skurka - 90

10/13/1925 - 1/4/2016
North Hammond, IN, recently of Waterford Estates Mary Skurka nee Perak age 90. Longtime North Hammond, IN resident. Wife of the late Clement J. Skurka. Loving mother of Karen (Jay) Kemmerer, Richard (Margaret), John (Lori) and the late Mary...

Stella Ziemba - 101

12/2/1914 - 1/3/2016
Longtime Beverly Stella Ziemba nee Gwizdala age 101. Longtime Beverly resident formerly of West Pullman and Pullman. Wife of the late John A. Ziemba. Mother of Rita (late Richard) Allen, John Ziemba and Pauline...

Joseph D. Adducci - 80

11/14/1935 - 1/2/2016
South Holland formerly of Roseland Joseph D. Adducci, age 80. Longtime South Holland resident formerly of Roseland. Retired after over 30 years of service for AT&T/Illinois Bell Telephone at the Chicago Loop Offices. United States...

Salvatore "Sam" Camilleri - 72

12/9/1943 - 12/30/2015
Chicago Heights Salvatore “Sam” Camilleri age 72. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Native of Joppolo Gianaxio, Pr. Agrigento, Sicily, Italy. Retired after over 30 years of service as a welder for the...

Celeste Pilotto Pinckard - 77

2/26/1938 - 12/26/2015
Longtime Chicago Heights resident Celeste A. Pinckard nee Pilotto, age 77. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Retired after over 30 years of service as a nurse for Chicago Heights School District 206/Bloom Trail High School. Mother...

Angie Nemoda - 76

5/22/1939 - 12/24/2015
Chicago Heights Angie A. Nemoda nee Tanjic, age 76. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Croatia. Homemaker and former employee of John’s Pizza and Portion Packaging. Wife for 55 years of Paul Nemoda....

Hazel Madderom - 95

1/2/1920 - 12/23/2015
Park Forest formerly of Roseland Hazel Madderom nee Rowan, age 95, passed away peacefully on December 23rd. Park Forest resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Wife of the late Rollo Madderom. Mother of Cheryl...

Geraldine Ann Giampaolo - 72

6/28/1943 - 12/22/2015
Frankfort Geraldine Ann Giampaolo nee Ludan age 72. Frankfort resident formerly of Flossmoor. Graduate of Bloom Twp. High School Class of 1963. Wife for 47 years of Leonard Giampaolo. Mother of Paul...

Samuel S. Stive - 90

8/4/1925 - 12/22/2015
Markham Samuel S. Stive age 90, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2015. Longtime Markham resident. WWII/Korean War Veteran U.S. Coast Guard/Marine Corps. Railroad Police for Illinois Central, Rock...

Virginia June Schell - 91

6/22/1924 - 12/22/2015
Matteson Virginia June Schell nee Wilson age 91. Longtime Matteson resident formerly of Harvey. Wife for 52 years of the late Edward J. Schell. Mother of Gregory J. Schell and the late Bruce E. Schell....

John H. Entsminger - 88

9/16/1927 - 12/21/2015
Matteson John H. Entsminger age 88. Longtime Matteson resident. Native of Covington, VA. Retired after 42 years of service for Stauffer Chemical Company. Husband for 62 years of Martha nee Bevitori. Father...

Josephine Basile - 94

8/7/1921 - 12/19/2015
Tinley Park formerly of Burbank and Chicago's Southside Josephine Basile nee DeFazio, age 94. Tinley Park resident formerly of Burbank and Chicago’s southside. Wife of the late August Basile. Mother of Frank (Patricia), Michael (Denise), Terese...

Rose Maria DeMatteo - 84

7/10/1931 - 12/14/2015
Chicago Heights Rose Maria DeMatteo nee Cerutti age 84. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Rose enjoyed her many many years as a cook and housekeeper at the...

Ricardo Villarreal Jr. - 26

6/13/1989 - 12/14/2015
Homewood and Chicago Heights Ricardo Villarreal Jr age 26. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday December 18th from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM....

Eva Szucs - 85

12/3/2015 - 12/11/2015
Chicago Heights Eva E. Szucs nee Tistyan age 85. A native of Budapest, Hungary and Chicago Heights resident, passed away peacefully on December 11th. She had enjoyed her many years working as a beautician....

Elda Bernice Covolo Nelson - 92

11/12/1923 - 12/5/2015
Pullman and recently of Spring Lake, MI Elda Covolo Nelson nee Montresor, age 92. Passed away peacefully on Saturday Dec. 5th, in Mueskegon, MI. Longtime resident of Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood and recently of Spring Lake, MI....

Theresa Pinedo - 51

10/2/1964 - 12/4/2015
Thornton Theresa “Teri” Pinedo nee Bates age 51. Thornton resident formerly of Glenwood. Longtime employee of Allied Tube and Conduit. 1982 graduate of Marian Catholic High School. Wife for 29 years...

Gugielmo "Bill" Carlassare - 75

8/11/1940 - 11/29/2015
Chicago Gugielmo “Bill” Carlassare age 75 of Chicago passed away peacefully on November 29th. He is now resting in the arms of his Lord and savior, Jesus Chirst, beside his beloved wife Anita and son...

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